The Reasons You Probably Loved gURL.com

Fans of gURL.com love reminiscing about how much they loved gURL.com, which means they'll especially love a new profile about the site that breaks down what made it so successful. » 8/14/14 11:50am 8/14/14 11:50am

Seventeen Mag Slammed For Promoting Online Dating To Minors

After a (college-age) dating blogger for Seventeen posted a column about the pros and cons of online dating, the magazine's website has come under fire for promoting online hookups to girls who are ostensibly too young to join most of the major dating sites out there — Match.com's 18-and-up requirement goes… » 7/27/13 4:30pm 7/27/13 4:30pm

Teen Vogue Will Never Pledge to Promote 'Beauty in All Forms' Because…

Now that Seventeen Magazine has listened to its readers and promised not to alter the faces or bodies of their models and "celebrate diverse beauty," teenage activists are setting their sights on Teen Vogue. But the second most popular teen magazine has made it clear that it doesn't care about being accessible. It's… » 7/13/12 4:10pm 7/13/12 4:10pm

Girls Ask Teen Vogue to Ditch Photoshop, Get Berated by Editor-in-Chief

After 14-year-old Julia Bluhm delivered 25,000 signatures on a petition to ban Photoshop from Seventeen magazine, the editors promised not to alter girls' faces or bodies, but didn't outright agree to stop Photoshopping its models and celebrity subjects — and they did not commit to publishing any unretouched photo… » 7/12/12 2:25pm 7/12/12 2:25pm

Teen Blogger Tavi Longs For Another Sassy Magazine

Thirteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson of fashion blog The Style Rookie recently posted a plea: "I, like many, would like another Sassy Magazine," she wrote. Tavi was born in 1997; Sassy ceased publication in 1995. So why does it speak to her? » 4/13/10 12:00pm 4/13/10 12:00pm

Indigo Magazine Reaches Out To "Real Girls"

At a time when magazines are struggling all over, a bit of good news comes to us from Australia, where a new teen magazine, Indigo has found an audience by focusing on real young women. » 1/17/09 1:45pm 1/17/09 1:45pm

Why The Fuck Won't Teen Magazines Put Models On The Cover?

Here's a quote that gets under our skin: "I wish we could get a gorgeous model [on the cover] and make someone's career, but I can't risk that." That's courtesy of CosmoGirl! editor-in-chief Susan Schulz, via today's WWD. Here's the problem: The era of celebrities on the cover of magazines has got to end sometime.… » 9/21/07 12:30pm 9/21/07 12:30pm